Brussels, 28th November 2018 - The European Commission today underlined the crucial, positive role forests and land should play in fighting climate change, as it called for the European Union (EU) to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Over 115 Organisations from 40 countries hold day of action to reject the “BioFuture Platform”.
This summary of the CLARA report looks at how the land sector can help ambitious climate action.
Climate ambition that safeguards land rights, biodiversity and food
In 2012, the EU released the Communication, “Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe”, which is now in the process of being updated.
Fern welcomes apparent shift from relying on dangerous technological solutions
A call for political groups, candidates for the European elections
and EU leaders to support forests and forest peoples in their
The struggle against climate change must also be a battle to protect and restore land and forests.
The EU’s new bioenergy policy is driven by vested interests not evidence, writes Linde Zuidema.